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Glens Falls NY, also known as Hometown USA, is located in Warren County.

Town of Glens Falls

Glens Falls NY has become one of America's greatest small cities! According to Glens Falls History the City of Glens Falls was officially established in 1908. Glens Falls NY offers friendly neighborhoods, a strong regional presence in the areas of business, tourism, technology and the arts as well as a reputation for a safe community.

Glens Falls NY is home to many successful corporations including Boston Scientific, Angiodynamics, and Finch-Pruyn Paper Company. The area also has a plethora of smaller companies and unique local businesses. Glens Falls Hospital, a leader in Warren County and beyond for medical care, employs hundreds and most recently completed a state-of-the-art addition.

Stay busy in Glens Falls - there's plenty to do! Visit the many restaurants, shops and museums. You can also visit the local dinner theatre or revamped Crandall Library. Popular events like the Adirondack Balloon Festival in September, Larac Arts Festival in June and Glens Falls Civic Center concerts, Adirondack Phantom hockey games and shows draw many to Glens Falls.

The City of Glens Falls is also a haven for recreation. The abundance of parks, playgrounds and sports fields will keep you active. Anyone can use the trails in Crandall Park and Cole's Woods for running, skiing or walking. Bike along the Warren County Bike Path from Glens Falls to Lake George for an alternate method of transportation. Nearby, Queensbury and Lake George offer many lakes, streams and beaches with easy access to water for swimming.

You'll fall in love with Hometown USA. An ideal home for young families offering all the opportunities and amenities of a bigger city with a small community feel.

City Contact:
Glens Falls City Hall
42 Ridge Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 761-3807

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Regional Events

  • 2015 Hometown Holidays Celebration
    As part of Hometown Holidays, Downtown Glens Falls businesses will have refreshments and festive fun activities on Friday, December 4th! The streets will be filled with families enjoying entertainment -- like carolers, live reindeer, and even Saxophone Santa!
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  • 24th Annual North Country Festival of Trees
    Kick off the holiday season and start getting in the spirit with The North Country Festival of Trees at the Queensbury Hotel!
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  • The Adirondack Ballet Theater Presents: The Nutcracker
    The magic of the holidays come alive with the critically acclaimed Adirondack Ballet Theater's 24th annual presentation of Tchaikovsky's timeless holiday ballet, "The Nutcracker". In their 12th year as the resident dance company of the Charles Wood Theater, this holiday favorite showcases students ages 5-18, alumni, and professional guest artists. Plus, this year's show features exciting new choreography. Audience members of all ages will delight in Clara's enchanted dream and magical adventure!
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  • YPO After Hours
    Network with up and coming, business savvy, young professionals in our local region! Meet, mix and mingle with rising stars from a variety of industries. This event will showcase the Hyde Museum with information about the Art culture we have here in Glens Falls. There will be craft beverage tastings throughout with complimentary food tastings from your favorite restaurants. This will be an opportunity to network with other Young Professionals while you learn what a cultural jewel this is in our region.
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  • Chowderfest 2016 in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Chowderfest 2016 in Saratoga Springs NY! Come enjoy samples of chowder from over 50 local restaurants in Saratoga. Once you taste them all you can vote for your favorite! Bring your furry friend for a bowl of chowder just for them!
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